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't go out on the ice. a lot of people ended up in ditches, fire trucks and the best bet is extra braking. and the official total in central park, 1.5 inches, alex. but not melting because it's so cold, it will warm up this week in new york city, so watch your -- watch above, from the skyscrapers, may be ice and snow coming off the skyscrapers as temperatures climb above 40 degrees by tuesday. >> good advice, as always. appreciate that. >>> a little later on this morning, thousands, including newtown residents will gather on the national mall in washington to rally for stricter gun laws, kristen welker with more. good saturday morning to you. >> good morning, alex. in fact, as many as 5,000 people are expected to march on the mall today for new gun control, and despite the groundswell of public support, this is still one of the most divisive issues in the nation. vice president joe biden made a public push, made a roundtable discussion in the particularly gun friendly area of richmond, virginia. >> we talked about the need to expand mental health capacity across the country. about access,
," the president nominating a republican to be the secretary of defense. i bet, if this were bush and you had chuck hagel, who held the same views when bush was in the white house, if he had nominated him for secretary of defense, if he'd have the same opposition. i doubt it seriously. it's because this president is nominating him. listen, i think hagel will be asked serious questions, and he should answer those questions, and the senate should vote him up or down. >> ip chip, you're the republican strategist here. why would republicans oppose his nomination? there are reports as many as three republican senators will oppose him. >> now, i know one for sure will be deb fisher, the newly elected senator from nebraska, because chuck hagel endorsed her opponent. that would definitely probably be one. >> bob kerrey, right. >> i think the past few years, chuck hagel has been moving away from the republican party. what lindsey graham was talking about, his views on israel and that sort of thing, these interviews will be tough and challenging. we'll see what happens. >> jimmy, why not nominate a democrat
advisers, that those are done. >> and i'll bet they are great. peter alexander, thank you so much. let's bring the panel in. presidential historian michael beschloss, "washington post" columnist sally quinn, james peterson, director of africana studies and associate professor of english at lehigh university and eleanor clift, contributor to "newsweek" and "the daily beast." michael, as we pick up where peter was leaving off here, you look at some of these curses and second-term president is sis, no joke at all. nixon water gate, reagan iran/contra. we have the impeachment, which we also addressed, of president clinton. george w. bush had hurricane katrina and all the malfeasance that came as a result of that, the beginning of the great recession. so is this just recent look -- when you look in history, are there others that have had this same sort of precedence? >> yeah, and i think the biggest theme is that oftentimes -- and not true this time -- a second-term president feels fear, oftentimes he won't have enough power to do the things he wants. franklin roosevelt in 1937 got in the b
harwood, always good to see you. thank you so much. >> you bet. >>> in this week's office politics, we talk with nbc without correspondent kristen welker. kristen spent last year on the obama campaign trail and talks about the moment she knew the president was headed to victory. i began by talking to her about the challenges of living on the road for months. >> it was a challenge, but it was so thrilling. i'd always wanted to cover a campaign at the national level. so i woke up and i was excited every day. it was just a thrill to literally watch history unfold and to be a part of that. the biggest challenge was that it was exhausting, and there was a physical toll, which i wasn't prepared for. i wasn't prepared for getting sick on the campaign trail. it's not easy to just call up your doctor and say, hey, i'm not feeling well. you have to literally do a lot of improvisation and, remember, you're eating sort of what's put in front of you. when you're on the campaign trail, 90% of the food is a carbohydrate. so that's a big challenge. especially someone like myself, who likes to be healt
? >> it was really exciting. i almost screamed. it was really very, very exciting. >> i'll bet. mom, did you have to held him back from screaming? >> just a little bit. just a little bit. but he held it and we were ready. >> how did you feel, kimberly, when you found out the president had read your son's letter and wanted you to come to the white house to be part of this ceremony? what goes through your mind? >> at first i didn't believe that it was true. and i had to get myself together and think, oh, wow, we did send the letter. and i was happy to know that he did read it. and here we are. >> yeah, absolutely. so, taejah, talk about what you think the president said and if you think he's going to be able to make good on that promise he made to you. >> i think he said very, very good job for the four people who were standing back there to explain that they wanted to stop gun violence. people don't explain -- they just want it to stop gun violence. and the four people explained to stop gun violence, to get it through congress. they felt really terrible. and they wanted to stop gun violence. >> ye
and really big bet for them. >> carmen, good to see you. thanks so much. >>> coming up on the bottom of the hour, up next a possible breakthrough on capitol hill on immigration reform. how did that happen? hey, our salads. [ bop ] [ bop ] [ bop ] you can do that all you want, i don't like v8 juice. [ male announcer ] how about v8 v-fusion. a full serving of vegetables, a full serving of fruit. but what you taste is the fruit. so even you... could've had a v8. [ construction sounds ] ♪ [ watch ticking ] [ engine revs ] come in. ♪ got the coffee. that was fast. we're outta here. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ [ engine revs ] try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the rewards on our internet, phone charges and cable, plus at office supply stores. rewards we put right back into our business. this is the only thing we've ever wanted to do and ink helps us do it. make your mark with ink from chase. >>> at the bottom of the hour now. welcome back to "weekends with alex witt." i'm t.j. holmes. a new report says a bipartisan group of senior senators
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